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Analytics; Technology
March 28, 2014 Posted by

The New Enterprise — a new way of doing business characterized by tools and technologies that utilize data, mobilize the workforce and increase collaboration throughout the organization. In our report, we examine how the nature of work is changing as businesses worldwide take advantage of on-demand access to information and collaborative tools.

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FX Daily
March 28, 2014 Posted by
The euro rose for the first time in four days versus the dollar after German consumer-price inflation slowed less than some traders anticipated
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FX Daily
March 27, 2014 Posted by
The pound climbed for a fourth day versus the dollar as a report showing U.K. retail sales increased in February more than three times as much as economists forecast,  boosting demand for Britain’s currency
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Public Policy; Cleantech; Life Science; Startups; Technology; U.S.
March 25, 2014 Posted by

In Silicon Valley Bank’s Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today’s patent system and what they think of different reforms Congress is considering. In this patent report, we’ve summarized what we heard from more than 1,000 executives of leading software, healthcare, hardware and cleantech companies across the United States. We also offer our views, as bankers who work closely with many of these companies, on the principles that should guide Congress as it moves forward. Among our Findings: Companies across the U.S. innovation economy use patents. Software companies are less likely to rely on the patent system. Most of the suits are coming from non-practicing entities. Download the Full Report (PDF)

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FX Daily
March 24, 2014 Posted by
The Chinese yuan climbed the most in more than two years as the central bank strengthened the reference rate for the first time in five days.
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CIO Vantage Point; Advisories; Economic Outlook
March 21, 2014 Posted by

Silicon Valley Bank's Following the Fed video discusses turmoil in emerging markets and spillover effects into developed markets.

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CIO Vantage Point; Economic Outlook
March 21, 2014 Posted by
A Fed Chair who talks in specifics? You don't say!
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FX Daily
March 21, 2014 Posted by
The USD closes the week headed for its biggest weekly gain in nearly two months vs. the majors as many in the market believe the Fed is moving toward higher interest rates faster than previously expected.
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